Ancient Messene Tour on the Peloponnese

Discover Ancient Messene, one of the most well-preserved sites in mainland Greece. Although experts reconstructed some areas, you'll find plenty of impressive examples of precise preservation. Then, step back in time to the 4th century BCE and learn all about the ancient history and culture of the Messenians!

Start by following a guide through the impressive perimeter walls. Erected in the 3rd century BCE, the walls contain a massive Arcadian gate and eight surviving towers. Before its excavation, the area was nothing more than a field of green. Amazingly, archeologists have only unearthed a third of the site! Continue walking with your guide to explore the ancient marketplace, gymnasium, theater, the Temple of Zeus, and more.

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